Soviet Hits Venus With Space 'Ship'
A one-ton unmanned Russian space ship landed today on the planet Venus and planted the Soviet coat of arms in an historic breakthrough in man's conquest of space. The automatic space ship Venus 3 covered the 24-million-mile distance in three and a half months, giving the Russians another major first over the United States.
President Johnson submitted to Congress today a cradle-to-old-age health and education program to help feed poor children and meet the hospital needs of the elderly.
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The House votes today on President Johnson's $4.8 billion Viet Nam money bill, with Speaker John W. McCormack, D-Mass, predicting approval.